Thursday, April 4, 2013
Francis Joseph Golden received 11 votes.
No one was on the ballot Tuesday for the Board of Assessors. Several residents were added as write-ins, but Francis Joseph Golden was elected with 11 votes. The following residents were added as write-ins, but received less than 11 votes: Camille W. Anthony, Michael J. Bean, Brian S. Bergeron, William C. Brown, Brandon P. Chapman, Michael Neely Coltman, George Connelly, Robert William Corwin, Kathleen M. Drummey, Kathleen Fontes, Kara Fratto, Richard P. Gallagher, Jr., Mark W. Jackson, Randy D. Johnson, David M. Lyons, Laurel E. McCarthy, Richard E. McDonald, James P. McGrath, Robert I. Nordstrand, George F. Ohlson, Jr., Timothy O'Neill, Robyn A. Parker, Jeffrey D. Perkins, Mary Ann C. Quinn, Jonathon P. Roche, Elizabeth Stakem, James F. …
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The library project passed Tuesday.
Reading residents voted in the local election Tuesday, but the turnout was lower than expected. Of 17,594 registered voters, only 3,207 or 18.2 percent voted Tuesday. Marsie West and Daniel Ensminger were both elected to the Board of Selectmen and Question 1, regarding the library project, passed. Take a look at the unofficial results: MODERATOR RMLD BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SCHOOL COMMITTEE Results for the Board of Assessors will be published as soon as they are available. New selectman Daniel Ensminger said, "I'm very grateful to the voters for giving me another spot on the board after all these years." Ensminger is looking forward to working with the new town manager, Marsie West and the rest of the board. He believes they should "…
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Find out who won Tuesday's election.
Residents voted in the local election Tuesday at Reading Memorial High School. Take a look at the results: MODERATOR RMLD BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SCHOOL COMMITTEE Question 1 Shall the Town of Reading be allowed to exempt from the provisions of proposition two and one-half, so called, the amounts required to pay for the bonds issued in order to renovate and expand the Reading Public Library? The town voted yes on Question 1. Check in with us in the morning for more details on the results.
Town Clerk predicts 14 percent voter turnout.
Zero. Nada. Zilch. One of the town’s eight precincts has no candidate's name on the ballot for its eight Town Meeting seats to be filled in today's town election. That’s Precinct 6. And five other precincts have more open seats than candidates' names on the ballot: Precincts 1, 2, 3, 5 and 8. Seats on the Board of Selectmen, Board of Library Trustees and Municipal Light Board are contested. Incumbent candidates for School Committee and moderator are unchallenged. Voters will be asked one question on the ballot: should Reading taxpayers pay just under $9.8 million to renovate and expand the town's public library? Back to those Town Meeting seats. The number of names on the ballot for Town Meeting membership is “slowly going down,” Town …
Monday, March 4, 2013
Find out when you have to register to vote by.
Welcome to You Ask... Patch Answers where we answer readers questions. We recently received questions about voter registration deadlines. Patch readers want to know when the deadlines are. Here is your answer. Reading has a local election and U.S. Senate primary and election coming up. Here are the dates of the elections and the deadlines to register to vote: Register to vote at the Town Clerk's office at Town Hall or print a mail-in voter registration form: Mail-In Massachusetts Voter Registration Form The Massachusetts Mail-In Voter Registration Form can be used to register to vote in Massachusetts, to update registration information due to a change of name, make a change of address, or to register with a political party. Note: After …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Find out who is on the ballot this year.
Wondering who will be running in this year’s election? Two members of the Board of Selectmen Stephen Goldy and Richard Schubert already announced that they will not run for re-election. The only other incumbent up for re-election who did not pull papers was Gina Snyder from the RMLD Board of Commissioners. The following residents have returned papers and will appear on the ballot for the April 2 election: MODERATOR RMLD BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SCHOOL COMMITTEE The last day to register to vote in Reading is March 13. Who will you vote for? Tell us in the comments section.
Friday, January 25, 2013
Four people in North Reading and 11 in Reading have pulled papers so far.
Wondering who will be running in this year’s election? So far, 11 Reading residents and four North Reading residents have pulled papers. Papers in Reading are due back by Feb. 12 at 5:30 p.m. and in North Reading on March 19 at 5 p.m. Marsie West, Mark Jackson and Daniel Ensminger pulled papers for the Board of Selectmen, but there are only two spots open. Incumbents Richard Curtis and Cherrie Dubois have pulled papers for the Board of Library Trustees. Alan Foulds plans to run again for moderator and Charles Robinson for the School Committee. Phillip Pacino and John Stempeck are the only incumbents from the RMLD Board of Commissioners that have pulled papers so far, but David Mancuso and David Talbot have also taken out papers. These …